Evan Davis

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Evan Davis, 2007
Evan Harold Davis (born 1962) is a British economist, journalist, and BBC presenter. He was economics editor for the BBC Newsnight programme from 1997 to 2001, and edited the BBC's Evanomics blog. Since 2008 he has been a regular presenter on Radio 4's Today programme. He also presents The Bottom Line on Radio 4, and Dragon's Den on BBC2.

Davis lives with his partner Guillaume Baltz, a French landscape architect.[1]

Davis was ranked number 1 in the Independent on Sunday's Pink List 2008. The citation included "Intelligent, with a less adversarial style than John Humphrys, Davis is considered the perfect complement to the existing roster of heavyweights."[2]

In July 2014 it was announced that he was to replace Jeremy Paxman as presenter on Newsnight.[3]


  1. http://guardian.co.uk/media/2005/nov/06/broadcasting.observerreview
  2. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-iiosi-pink-list-2008-852032.html
  3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-28401058 BBC News